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EBS - SLP Opportunities - January 2019

Literacy/Phonological Awareness CEU Courses for SLPs

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Language Literacy Learning for Diverse Students
Presented by Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP, Elizabeth Biersgreen, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8767 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will (1) describe the nature of a "multiliteracies" approach to language literacy learning and development of self-identity, and (2) demonstrate how this methodology has been implemented with elementary school-age refugee children, English Learners, and children with complex language impairments. This course is presented in joint partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

Journey from Preschool to Elementary School: Language and Literacy Toolkit for SLPs
Presented by Jennifer Whited, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Apr 16, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #8794 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will provide a language therapy toolkit refresher for SLPs who work with students from preschool to elementary school. The role of the SLP in literacy, background information on the nature of reading, specific interventions for both preschool and elementary school, and ways to maximize motivation and develop rapport with this population will be discussed.

Journey from Middle to High School: Language and Literacy Toolkit for SLPs
Presented by Kathleen J. Abendroth, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Apr 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #8795 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series. This course will provide a language therapy toolkit refresher for SLPs who work with students from middle to high school. It will focus on interventions that maximize motivation, foster resilience, and develop rapport with the adolescent population.

Supporting Children of Poverty: Special Considerations for the School-Based SLP
Presented by Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8735 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide SLPs with a critically important view of how and why poverty has a tremendous impact on both language learning and academic success. Key strategies for working with school teams and conducting therapy will also be shared.

Pearson's EBP Briefs: The Effects of Multimedia E-Book Use on Vocabulary Acquisition for Children With Language Impairments
Presented by Willow Sauermilch, MA, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8658 Level: Advanced1 Hour
Pearson's EBP Briefs are case-based courses designed to assist with everyday decision-making in clinical practice. This case examined the question, “Do kindergarteners with language impairments who use e-books containing interactive features exhibit greater vocabulary gains than children using e-books with static illustrations?” The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed.

Dyslexia: What SLPs Need to Know
Presented by Jeanne Tighe, MA, CCC-SLP, CDP
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Course: #8646 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will empower Speech-Language Pathologists to take a more active role in the identification and treatment of dyslexia by exploring the specific areas in which our expertise in language development intersects with literacy learning. Evidence-based frameworks for contribution to multi-disciplinary evaluations and intervention programs will be shared.

M is for Metafiction: Using Metafictive Picture Books to Facilitate Emergent Literacy Goals
Presented by Susan Hendler Lederer, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8631 Level: Introductory1 Hour
In this course, participants will learn about metafictive picture books and how to use them to facilitate emergent literacy skills. A variety of books will be used to illustrate strategies.

The Science of Dyslexia Screening: Integrating the Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen into Practice
Presented by Adam Scheller, PhD
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Course: #8573 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The process of dyslexia identification is complex and dynamic, and dependent on an effective screening methodology. This course will discuss a model that integrates the science behind assessment development with the current research on the symptoms, causes, and risk factors of dyslexia. This course is presented in partnership with Pearson Clinical Assessment.

20Q: Practical Strategies for Serving Students in Poverty with Potential and Identified Developmental Language Disorder and Their Families
Presented by Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
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Course: #8500 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is geared toward SLPs who provide services to children from low-income backgrounds and their families. The course shares practical strategies for helping these children increase their language skills, both oral and literate, as well as increase their executive functioning skills, for a more successful future.

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Teaching Reading to Youth with Fragile X Syndrome: Should phonemic awareness and phonics instruction be used?
Presented by Allison Brazendale, Psy.D, Suzanne M. Adlof, PhD, Jessica Klusek, PhD, CCC-SLP, Jane E. Roberts, PhD
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Course: #8452 Level: Advanced1 Hour
Pearson's EBP Briefs are case-based courses designed to assist with everyday decision-making in clinical practice. This case examined the question, “Would a child with FXS benefit more from phonologically-based reading instruction or whole-word training to improve reading skills?” The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed. A relevant assessment tool for this case is the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement, Third Edition Brief Form (KTEA™-3 Brief).